Ebates Partners With Amex New Members Can Get 1,500 Bonus MR Points

Ebates is offering new members who join and spend $25 or more within 90 days of becoming a new member a bonus of 1,500 Membership Rewards Points. If you haven’t tried Ebates yet, you can sign up for free here. If you still have some shopping to do, check out this promotion. Ebates Partners With Amex New…

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American Airlines New York City (JFK, LGA) Strategy

American Airlines recently announced they would be cutting their New York (JFK) to Orlando (MCO) route, which caused some questions on what American’s plan for New York is, and if they’re going in a “downward spiral”. In New York, there’s two airports which American Airlines primarily operates out of which are New York’s John F.…

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Priority Pass Adds New Restaurant (SEA)

Priority Pass has added their latest restaurant to their collection, which is FLORET BY CAFÉ FLORA in Seattle WA – SeaTac (Concourse A). It’s always nice to see Priority Pass expanding the lounges in their program, which means more lounges for cardholders of The Platinum Card from American Express or The Business Platinum Card from American Express, and the Chase Sapphire…

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New 100,000 Marriott Bonvoy Business Card Offer

American Express is out with a new offering on the new Marriott Bonvoy Business™ American Express® Card where you can earn 100,000 welcome bonus points. Let’s take a look at the card benefits in addition to the 100K. Keep in mind this is a limited time offering which ends 04/24/2019. New 100,000 Marriott Bonvoy Business Card Offer…

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Discounted Delta SkyMiles Awards from 10,000 SkyMiles

Delta has launched a SkyMiles award sale, where you can book discounted award tickets, starting at just 10,000 SkyMiles roundtripto some of the West’s most popular U.S. cities, when you book by February 14, 2019, and travel between April 1 – June 8, 2019. When actually searching, you may even find some flights for less than these…

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IHG Acquires Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas For $300M

In exciting news for Intercontinental Hotels Group loyalists, IHG has announced today that they have acquitted Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas for $300 Million. This acquisition gives IHG 16 hotels and resorts with “locations such as the Maldives, the Seychelles, Yao Noi in Thailand, Zighy Bay in Oman, and Portugal’s Douro Valley.” IHG Acquires Six Senses…

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Delta’s 2019 GRAMMY Party in West Hollywood, CA

Every year, there’s the Delta’s hosted GRAMMY Party with a special performance, and this year it was at the Mondrian Hotel in West Hollywood, CA, which we attended. Delta’s 2019 GRAMMY Party in West Hollywood, CA If you’re looking to attend, you’re able to bid using your SkyMiles, through Delta SkyMiles Experiences, which they offered several auctions…

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World of Hyatt 2019 Free Night Award Category Changes

World of Hyatt routinely evaluates their hotels within their award categories, and will generally make changes once a year. Hyatt has announced their latest round of changes, and unlike last year, many hotels are shifting categories this time around. World of Hyatt members will see updates made to the number of points required for a…

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75,000 Bonus SPG Card Offer Benefits

Back in August, American Express came out with this welcome offer on the Starwood Preferred Guest® Credit Card from American Express. Up next, Marriott Rewards Program will be Renamed Marriott Bonvoy.Make sure that you also check out the Marriott Bonvoy 2019 Category Changes that are coming here. Let’s take a look at the benefits and the offer here.…

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Is CLEAR becoming Overcrowded?

For those not familiar, CLEAR uses fingerprint and iris I.D. technology to expedite the document check portion of the TSA security process. CLEAR members verify their identity in the dedicated CLEAR lane and then enter either TSA PreCheck or general screening depending on their status, reducing the overall amount of time spent at security. However, after my…

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Marriott Category Changes, Delta Sky Club Access, Grand Hyatt New York Closing

Martini Review of the Week:  It’s Saturday and it’s time for the Martini Review of the Week. Take a look at this week’s top news, deals, and reviews below. Marriott’s new loyalty program, Marriott Bonvoy has announced their 2019 Category changes, which can be viewed here. With this change, over 375 hotels are changing categories with around…

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